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HOT ISSUES IN THE SHALE PLAY 2014: REGULAR SERIES-CD SEMINAR-(1290-1412)HOT ISSUES IN THE SHALE PLAY 2014: REGULAR SERIES-CD SEMINAR-(1290-1412)
$185.00

HOT ISSUES IN THE SHALE PLAY

RECORDED THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014


EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS AND CLASSIFICATION IN THE WEST VIRGINIA OIL PATCH
Common issues for employers in the energy industry will be examined including: classification of independent contractors and W2 employees, communication with independent contractors, and exempt and nonexempt employees. Additionally, employment developments and trends that are impacting employers in the West Virginia Oil Patch will be discussed.
ERIC E. KINDER, ESQUIRE
Spilman, Thomas & Battle, PLLC
 

POOLING AND UNITIZATION: COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS AND POTENTIAL FOR REFORM
  • An Introduction to Pooling and Unitization in Oil and Gas Development
  • Comparison of Law in Appalachia - Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia
  • Potential for Reform in West Virginia
G. KURT DETTINGER, ESQUIRE
Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC
 
 
CURATIVE MEASURES FOR TITLE IN WEST VIRGINIA: HOW TO GET RID OF THE CLOUDS
J. THOMAS LANE, ESQUIRE
Bowles Rice, LLP
 
 
RISING OSHA CONCERNS AND SHALE GAS DEVELOPMENT
Safety has always been a significant area of concern for the oil & gas industry. With an influx of new employees into the industry, the importance of increased training and enforcement of safety standards will be paramount in 2014. This session will provide an overview of various OSHA requirements most likely to affect the industry, the changing role of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, and proposed new reporting rules.
KRISTIN R.B. WHITE, ESQUIRE
Jackson Kelly, PLLC
 
This seminar is accredited for 4.1 WV MCLE credits applicable for audiovisual credits.